715 S. Calhoun St. Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915
Date: Thursday, July 2, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Courthouse Rotunda
Event: K-9 Graduation
Allen County Sheriff’s Department Master K-9 Trainer, Robert L. Compton, Captain Shawn Lawhorn and Sheriff Kenneth C. Fries will present certificates to six graduating K-9 academy officers and their partners, on Thursday, July 2, in the Allen County Courthouse Rotunda.
The class has recently undergone 14-weeks of intense training and is certified in the areas of: Obedience Control, Evidence Search, Area Search, Building Search, Tracking and the Detection of Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine and Ecstasy.
Graduates are as follows:
Deputy Aaron J. Long and K-9 Gage, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Dept.
Officer Joel L. Ellert and K-9 Niko, Allen County Sheriff’s Dept.
Officer Christopher J. Kramer and K-9 Chewbacca, Allen County Sheriff’s Dept.
Patrolman Mitchell M. McClure and K-9 Rex, Defiance Police Department
Trooper Shane L. Neuenschwander and K-9 Smokey, Indiana State Police
Officer George H. Gensic and K-9 Paco, Auburn Police Department
CONTACT: Steve Stone
Public Information Officer